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From: Diehl <>
Subject: Re: [SHEETS] Martin Sheetz
Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 20:40:45 -0500
This message is to all of you researching Martin Sheets. I am told that Martin,
the father of Frederick that some of you have been mentioning, was from Bucks
County, PA. Maybe that will help you focus your research.
> Doug, the Martin Sheets along my family line had a brother Anthony and it
> appears that they came from Maryland to Pennslyvania to New Matamoras, Ohio,
> arriving in New Matamoras area around 1800. They each married daughters of
> James Riggs who came there about same time (all together??). Martin's wife
> was Priscilla Riggs, she died in childbirth with first child about 1802?,
> Martin later married a Sarah Collins and had a son Anthony who grew up,
> married a McWilliams, and had several (9?) children. I have a death year for
> Martin as 1815.
> No one seems to know who Martin and his brother Anthony's parents were. We
> are at a dead end there. I don't know Martin's birth year but his brother's
> was 1759..
> Jimmy Lamb